SR 83 bridge replacement project begins next Monday
Jacksontown, Ohio (Monday, March 24, 2014)Work is set to begin next Monday, March 31, on the replacement of a SR 83 bridge in New Concord, just south of US Route 22 in Muskingum County.
During construction, southbound traffic will be maintained at all times in one, 11-foot width lane. Northbound traffic south of New Concord will be detoured via I-70 west, to SR 723, to US 22, back to SR 83.
Double Z Construction is ODOT’s contractor for this $1.2 million project and the completion date is October 15, 2014.
Ohio’s highways are essential to keeping and creating new jobs.  With a mission to provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is responsible for maintaining one of the largest transportation networks in the nation.  Guided by ethical principles and accountability, ODOT works to improve safety, enhance travel and advance economic development.  As a $2.8 billion enterprise, the department wisely invests in its core services of snow and ice removal, annual construction program and highway maintenance operations.
For additional information, please contact:
Lauren Holdsworth, Public Information Officer, at (740) 323-5204,
Or Paul Pegher, Public Information Officer, at (614) 338-9434,
or email